Trucks loaded with aid enter the Gaza Strip from Israel through the Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah, in southern Gaza, on October 12, 2014
Trucks loaded with aid enter the Gaza Strip from Israel through the Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah, in southern Gaza, on October 12, 2014 © Said Khatib - AFP
Trucks loaded with aid enter the Gaza Strip from Israel through the Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah, in southern Gaza, on October 12, 2014
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Last updated: October 12, 2014

Qatar pledges $1 billion at Gaza donor conference

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Qatar promised $1 billion in reconstruction aid for Gaza at a donor conference in Cairo on Sunday, topping US and European pledges for the devastated Palestinian enclave.

"Qatar announces its participation with $1 billion for the reconstruction of Gaza," said Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, the foreign minister of the gas-rich country.

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